Author: Gary McKenzie

Desert Crown makes it six of the best

  Gary McKenzie salutes Sir Michael Stoute and laments on what might have been in the Derby  Sir Michael Stoute has been one of the most successful trainers of the last forty years but...

A noble farewell

A look back at a noble winner of the Grand National by Gary Mackenzie Every year the Grand National throws up a story. Red Rum’s third win, Bob Champion and Aldaniti, and of course...

The Gary McKenzie Cheltenham Awards

Presenting the Gary McKenzie 2022 Cheltenham Festival Awards, or Gazza’s for short The “wow” award Every year we see great performances but I think the manner of Constitution Hill’s victory in the Supreme was...

Torqautor wins but will he get due credit?

Gary McKenzie looks back at last Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and doubts the winner will get full credit Sassafras, Star Appeal, Urban Sea, Marienbard, Solemia, and Trempolino. All of these horses won...

The Arc: 101 years of history

Gary McKenzie looks back at 100+ years of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the great winners, the extraordinary stories and the controversies This Sunday we will see the latest renewal of the Prix...